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Position #: 2225
OrganizationIsland Health (VIHA) - South Island Long-Term Care Homes
Position: Bus Outing - Oak Bay Lodge
Location: 2251 Cadboro Bay Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: By spending time with residents of Oak Bay Lodge, providing friendly conversation and support engaging in an activity, you will be helping to increase socialization and reduce stress. This overall contribution to the residents' quality of life is the invaluable difference our volunteers make.
Description: Accompanying the staff and residents on bus outings in the community. The outing may be a drive only, or may involve getting off the bus to enjoy a community activity. The volunteer role is to provide friendly conversation and help with pushing wheelchairs as needed.
Training Details: Both organizational training (online learning) and site specific training (with the unit staff and experienced volunteers) will be provided. Overall support of the volunteer role is provided by the Volunteer Coordinator.
Working Conditions: This role is indoors in a lovely and supportive environment.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Designated accessible parking space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Sensitivity, Empathy, Adaptability, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.viha.ca/volunteer_resources/volunteer/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Andrea Pipes
Address: 1450 Hillside Avenue Victoria, V8T 2B7

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